Bhupendra Yadav

Centre introduces amendment to forest conservation law; experts say move will destroy forests

The Bill emphasised on diversion of ‘deemed forest’ for non-forest use. The deemed forest is a kind of forest that is not notified as a forest, but in governments’ records, it is considered a forest.

published on : 31st March 2023

Worried Pradhan writes to CM Naveen, Yadav over man-elephant conflict

The minister observed that elephant conservation is of paramount importance in Odisha as the majestic animals are an integral part of ecological balance, cultural heritage and the state’s identity.

published on : 24th March 2023

RSS wing opposes labour codes, awaits govt response  

While the code on wages was passed in 2019, the other three were passed by Parliament in September 2020. The implementation of the new labour codes has missed many deadlines since then.

published on : 17th October 2022